Stress

November 2nd: International Stress Awareness Day

2022-10-24T15:45:33-05:00

November 2, 2022, is international Stress Awareness Day, as declared by the International Stress Management Association. This day always falls on the first Wednesday of November. Chronic stress over a long period can lead to more severe health concerns, so it is important to recognize chronic pressure and deal with it appropriately. What Causes Stress? [...]

November 2nd: International Stress Awareness Day2022-10-24T15:45:33-05:00

Tips To Manage Stress

2022-08-29T12:45:56-05:00

Are you constantly feeling stressed? You probably already recognize your physical symptoms that indicate you are feeling stressed, like insomnia, headaches, trouble concentrating, jaw pain, and mood swings. If you are feeling stressed,  try following these simple tips to manage it: Get Exercise Walking a few times a week is a terrific way to beat [...]

Tips To Manage Stress2022-08-29T12:45:56-05:00

Are You Suffering from High-Functioning Depression?

2022-08-22T11:27:34-05:00

  If you manage to keep it together most of the time but have trouble feeling positive about yourself and the activities around you, you may have high-functioning depression. Use this checklist to see if these things apply to you. • You see the bad in most situations • Friends and family describe you as [...]

Are You Suffering from High-Functioning Depression?2022-08-22T11:27:34-05:00

Managing Ongoing Pandemic Stress

2022-01-17T14:10:21-06:00

  In March 2020, the United States took a big gasp when officials announced that we were entering the grips of a pandemic. While everyone worked very hard to flatten the curve in the first few weeks, it has now been two years, and many people have not been able to catch a break. Therefore, [...]

Managing Ongoing Pandemic Stress2022-01-17T14:10:21-06:00

Coping With Anxiety

2021-12-13T11:59:31-06:00

  If you experience anxiety often, you may be addicted to anxiety without even realizing it. During the 17th century, Sir Isaac Newton determined that most people were afraid of the unknown. Therefore, they often become paralyzed and unable to make a move. Psychologists and others call this analysis paralysis. A simple change of perspective [...]

Coping With Anxiety2021-12-13T11:59:31-06:00

8 Ways To Help Manage Your Stress

2021-04-27T17:02:04-05:00

  You may be able to lessen the bad effects of stress on your physical and mental wellbeing by following any or all of these 8 Tips: Establish and stick to a regular exercise routine- Getting regular exercise- even 30 minutes daily of walking- can help you not only get out of a mental funk [...]

8 Ways To Help Manage Your Stress2021-04-27T17:02:04-05:00

Support for Caregiver Stress

2021-07-26T11:34:29-05:00

If you are a caregiver or parent taking care of a loved one suffering from a mental or physical illness, or a caregiver of an aging parent, it is inevitable that you will feel overwhelmed, exhausted, angry, sad, or frustrated, or perhaps a combination of all of these at times. This is quite natural, and [...]

Support for Caregiver Stress2021-07-26T11:34:29-05:00

5 Ways to Cultivate Self-Awareness

2020-09-30T15:52:24-05:00

Being self-aware means that we are aware of our emotions and emotional state at any moment, which can positively affect our thoughts and behaviors in any situation. We may even be able to even see ourselves objectively- what we say and do as seen from the perspective of someone else. This obviously isn’t an easy [...]

5 Ways to Cultivate Self-Awareness2020-09-30T15:52:24-05:00

Stress Reduction Techniques That Really Work

2020-07-23T20:31:43-05:00

If you are feeling stressed, try one or more of these techniques to regain your calm. For some of these techniques, some time and practice may need to put in in order to actualize the benefits. Others can work towards helping you almost instantly. The important thing to realize is to pay attention to your [...]

Stress Reduction Techniques That Really Work2020-07-23T20:31:43-05:00

Tips for Enjoying the Holiday Season

2022-05-26T16:09:25-05:00

Tips for Enjoying the Holiday Season Some may call this “the most wonderful time of the year”, but we know that the holiday season can actually be some of the most stressful months of the year. The busy nature of the season can lead to depression and overwhelming stress. Take some time to prepare for [...]

Tips for Enjoying the Holiday Season2022-05-26T16:09:25-05:00